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Over 55% of Tourist Beds Now Operational in the Maldives

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Tourism Minister, Dr. Abdulla Mausoom has revealed in a tweet that over 55% of tourist beds are now operational in the Maldives.

Tourism Minister, Dr. Abdulla Mausoom has revealed in a tweet that over 55% of tourist beds are now operational in the Maldives. As of 14th October 2020, 26,720 tourists arrived in the Maldives according to the Ministry of Tourism. Furthermore, the guesthouses in the Maldives has also reopened on 15th October 2020.

According to the statistics by the Tourism Ministry, Maldives has seen an increase in the resumption of international flights. Likewise, with the resumption of guesthouses, tourist arrivals will increase as well. From 1st to 3rd October, the Maldives recorded 1,817 tourist arrivals. From 4th to 10th October, the country saw 3,867 tourist arrivals. Meanwhile, from 11th to 14th October, the Maldives recorded 2,169 tourist arrivals with a daily average of 542 tourists.

Tourist arrivals to the Maldives is further expected to increase with the extension of the PCR Test validity period. This is because the extension is an advantage for those who have to take flights on weekends or on a Monday. Hence, the extension solves the inconvenience of weekend overlap for PCR test results. The entrance PCR test validity period was extended from 72 hours to 96 hours.

Currently, guesthouses outside the Greater Male’ Region are open for tourists. However, the ministry has decided to allow guesthouses in the greater Male’ region to remain operational for domestic tourism (locals only). Or these guesthouses can also operate as transit facilities for tourists. The issuing of the permit for guesthouses is based on the consent from Island Councils.

Also read: Top 10 Tourist Markets Since Border Reopening—As of 14th October 2020

The ministry of Tourism revealed that their prime objective is to make our tourism industry stable once again. Furthermore, the ministry hopes to keep the momentum going whilst making the destination the safest place for visitors. The unique one-island-one-resort concept of the Maldives makes the destination a safe choice for travelers.

Feature image by Amilla Maldives Resort & Residences
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Siyam World Hosts Summer Football Camp With Spanish Goalkeeper Star Player José Manuel Pepe Reina Páez

Get ready to kick it up a notch as Siyam World Maldives gears up for an epic summer football camp. This camp is hosted by none other than Spanish football sensation, José Manuel “Pepe” Reina Páez. Guests can join in on the fun from June 23rd to 26th, 2024. Building on its tradition of hosting world-class football camps and following the success of its spring series featuring international legends and star players, this event promises to be a highlight of the summer.

Pepe Reina is set to bring his A-game to Siyam World for an unforgettable football experience. The trill can be experienced at its premier sports complex and full-size soccer pitch – The World Sports Arena. The three-day summer football camp in June runs from 16:30 – 18:00 hrs. This camp also offers participants the chance to receive personalized coaching from the star goalkeeper himself. Along with a series of skill-building drills, friendly matches, and fun football-related activities, this camp is designed to inspire and excite football enthusiasts of all ages. Dressed in their personalized Rascal training kits, young players aged from five to 12 will seize the perfect opportunity to refine all aspects of their game. This includes everything from tactics to technical skills. This unique experience promises to enhance their abilities and provide memories that will last a lifetime.

José Manuel “Pepe” Reina Páez is a Spanish professional footballer renowned for his exceptional skills as a goalkeeper. He is also known for his dedication to nurturing young talent. With a career spanning La Liga and beyond, Pepe Reina brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the game.

Our goal is to inspire our young guests to dream big. Seeing a legend or a star player in person can help these youngsters realize that making their dreams a reality is possible, says Ausy Waseem – Resort Manager at Siyam World.

Legendary Line-Ups at Siyam World

But that’s not all! Siyam World is no stranger to hosting football legends and star players. Earlier this year, the resort scored big with a legendary line-up featuring Wayne Bridge, Adrian San Miguel Castillo, Francesco Totti, and Michael Owen.  These stars led unforgettable spring football camps. Guests had the chance to hone their skills on our impressive sports complex and soccer pitch at The World Sports Arena. With this, guests were able to soak up world-class coaching and immersive experiences as well. 

Furthermore, Siyam World has also had the pleasure of hosting several other football legends and star players recently. This includes players such as EstebanCuchu” Cambiasso, Carlos Puyol, Marco Materazzi, and Robert Pirès. Joining them were players like Harvey Elliott, Kostas Tsimikas, Juan Sebastián Verón, Roberto Pires, Eric Abidal, Nicola Ventola, Bobo Vieri, and Jay Jay Okocha.

Now, it’s time to keep the momentum going with “Pepe Reina” leading the charge. Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to train with one of football’s greatest. And now, you can do that at one of the most beautiful locations in the world!

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